#DoncasterIsGreat for Growing… come along and find out why…

Come and join us next Thursday (May 23rd) anytime from 6pm onwards as we begin to plant an Apothecary (food, herbs and medicinal plant garden) at Church View (just behind the Minster opposite Tesco car park) and find out how growing your own can make you healthier while saving you a shed load of money. […]

#DoncasterIsGreat for Growing in a Small Space… amendment

Please note the change of date on the following event…                               PermaFuture co-founder John Briggs will now be giving a presentation for Growing a Greater Bentley (GGB) on ‘Growing in a Small Space‘ at Bentley Baptist Church at 6:30pm on Tuesday, […]

The next Doncaster Urban Grower’s (DUG) meeting is on the 21st Feb… #DoncasterIsGreat

Come and join us at The Salutation from 7pm on Thursday 21st February, 2013. We meet downstairs in the bar and then head upstairs for a presentation at 8pm… look out for the signs! 🙂 Click here to download and print a copy of our poster.

Dibbing about in Donny…

Well,  It’s a new year and a new you. So hello to you !! After much ado this year that has kept us pretty busy we are officially launching the DUG network in the salutation inn on January the 24th at 7PM I’m sure your asking what the hell all this is about, so sit […]

Growing in a Small Space

As a follow up to our presentation for The Fringe last week, John Briggs will be giving a practical lesson* in Growing in a Small Space on Saturday 12th May, 2012. If you’d like to join us we’re meeting 9am at The Cenotaph on Roman Rd, Bennetthorpe, Doncaster. Click here to download a copy of […]

Prep Planting Update

We’ve been out prep planting again today. While we were at it we also checked on the blackthorn and damsons that we planted earlier in the month. So far we’ve planted some 60 fruit trees and 20 or so currant shrubs (a job which has taken less than 4hrs in total – and most of […]

A brief video on what can be done if we put our mind’s to it…..

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/12491437″>Depaving Day!</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/streetfilms”>Streetfilms</a&gt; on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

How Permanent Is Permaculture?

We’re great fans of The Survival Podcast, they never fail to reveal some little gems. As part of their recent Permaculture as a Solution for Modern Survival broadcast they linked to some great video clips from EcoFilms Australia which show exactly how sustainable food production can be… How permanent is Permaculture? Try 2000 years! 😉